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  • This new ad featuring AIB tells us what gaming used to be like back in the day 2 days ago

    AIB is back with a video after a very long time and by the looks of it, this one is not likely to get banned. Starring in a Microsoft Xbox commercial, the AIB team takes us down the memory lane as they compare modern gaming to what it used to...
  • Amazon blasts US agency for being slow in approving drone testing for commercial purpose 1 week ago

    Washington: E-commerce power Amazon.com blasted federal regulators on Tuesday for being slow to approve commercial drone testing, saying the United States is falling behind other countries in the potentially lucrative area of unmanned aviation technology. Less than a week after the Federal Aviation Administration gave Amazon.com the green light to test...
  • FAA to introduce new steps to make it easier for businesses to operate drones: Report March 21, 2015

    Washington: The US Federal Aviation Administration plans to unveil new steps soon to make it easier for companies to use drone aircraft for specific business operations, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Commercial drone flights are generally banned in the United States, except in a small number of cases...
  • Nicole Kidman face of Etihad Airway's new brand campaign March 16, 2015

    Dubai: Oscar-winning Australian actress Nicole Kidman has been appointed as the global brand ambassador of Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways' new campaign. On the new TV commercial, the 47-year-old Hollywood beauty is both the star and narrator of the feature, which will be shown on global TV stations and social media. The still...
  • 65 television commercials that will transport you right back to your childhood March 14, 2015

    Remember television in the 90s? The commercials used to be so brilliant and never annoying at all. They were well thought of and had really catchy jingles.We all remember the slogans and the jingles till date. Be it the sweet melody of Cadbury Dairy Milk to the Whirlpool 'Ice Ice...
  • 'Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju' review: A fun, Archie's comic-like film February 6, 2015

    Film: 'Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju' Cast: Sharvand, Nithyamenon, Tejaswi Madivada,Pavitra Lokesh, Sana, Nazzer Director: Kranthi Madhav Music: Gopi Sundar Rating: 3/5 The promos suggest an Archie's-like romance, and you're probably picturing lots of fluff floating around. Surprisingly, it's not fluff you'll find in Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju - there's something satiny about this...
  • From flying pigs to dancing furniture: A recap of the best Super Bowl 2015 commercials February 2, 2015

    The Super Bowls commercials are always awesome and this year was no different. From Liam Neeson's Taken-esque ad for 'Clash of Clans', to the super aww-inspiring Microsoft ad, here is a quick recap of the best commercials from the Super Bowl!The "Lost Dog" Budwiser commercial The "Blue Pill" Fiat commercial...
  • Watch: Walter White is still selling drugs, only now behind the counter! February 2, 2015

    'Breaking Bad' fans had a field day when the saw the new Esurance Super Bowl commercial that featured Walter White. Actor Bryan Cranston who portrayed Walter White on the phenomenal AMC TV series 'Breaking Bad' can be seen here behind the counter of a pharmacy store in classic Walter White...
  • Doing commercial cinema to help small budget films: Nawazuddin Siddiqui November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Nawazuddin Siddiqui proved his mantle with critically acclaimed movies like "Miss Lovely" and "The Lunchbox" but the actor seems to have made a transition to commercial cinema with movies like "Kick". However, he says the transition is a conscious decision to support his small films. "The decision to do...
  • Very little sense in DGCA's new proposal for commercial flying: Air charter operators October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Air charter operators have come attacked a DGCA proposal to bar them from commercial flying if they do not have a three-aircraft fleet within a year of operations, saying the move made "very little business sense" and would retard connectivity to remote areas. Such a proposal would also force...
  • India preferred destination for surrogacy due to low cost, but practice remains unregulated October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Commercial surrogacy was legalised in India in 2002 and since then the country has turned into an international surrogacy destination because of its cost effectiveness. But the practice largely remains unregulated as there has been no law to govern surrogacy in India. Anand, a small district in Gujarat, is...
  • Potential carriers of ebola virus might be stopped from boarding some US flights October 17, 2014

    Potential carriers of the ebola virus might be stopped from boarding some flights in the US. This decision was taken after a second airline passenger was detected with the virus. "She should not have travelled on a commercial airline," said CDC Director. ...
  • Now covere Juhu to Lonavala in 30 minutes by commercial seaplane August 25, 2014

    The JuhuLonavala commercial seaplane service was launched on Monday. The first flight took off from Juhu beach in Mumbai. Now cover the 82km long journey from Mumbai to Lonavala in just 30 minutes. ...
  • JuhuLonavala sea plane service scheduled to be launched today August 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The JuhuLonavala commercial seaplane service is scheduled to be launched on Monday. The state government is looking at it as a step to boost tourism in Maharashtra. The first flight will take off around 11 am from Juhu beach in Mumbai and will land at the Pawana dam near Lonavala. The...
  • Jet Airways appoints Sivakumar as chief commercial officer July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Private airline Jet Airways on Friday appointed its senior vice president Raj Sivakumar as chief commercial officer with immediate effect, besides appointing Rajeev Nambiar as vice president for sales (domestic market). In addition, Jet Airways has also approved the appointment of Martin Drew as vice president for cargo, a statement...
  • IAF scrambles fighter jets as Turkish plane sparks alert July 13, 2014

    The Indian Air Force on Sunday scrambled fighter planes from air base here after twocommercial passenger aircraft sought to enter Indian territoryfrom Pakistan side using similar identification codes,sparking a security alert. Two MiG21 fighter aircraft were sent from Jodhpur airbase to investigate a Turkish Airlines plane over Jaisalmeron Sunday morning when...
  • Watch: The 26 award winning commercials from across the world that won the Grand Prix and gold Lion awards at Cannes June 25, 2014

    The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity recently announced the winners of the best commercials in the year 201314. The jury awarded two Film Grand Prix. In the TV/Cinema category, Adam&EveDDB London, UK, took the Grand Prix for the Harvey Nichols ad 'Sorry I Spent it on Myself', while in...
  • Chhattisgarh authorities discover Rs 20 crore tax fraud June 24, 2014

    The Commercial Tax Department of Chhattisgarh has ordered registration of FIR against 32 firms for evading altogether Rs 20 crore of tax by issuing bogus bills. These firms, most of them just shellcompanies, submitted bogus bills for the amount totalling Rs 400 crore, said Secretary of Commercial Tax Department RS Vishwakarma. Taxpayer...
  • NTPC invites bids for 1,320MW Khargone project June 8, 2014

    Country's largest power producer NTPC has invited bids for construction of the 1,320MW Khargone thermal project, estimated to cost Rs 7,000 crore. Bids have been sought for EPC (Engineering Procurement and Construction) package for the Khargone super thermal power plant coming up in Madhya Pradesh. The plant would have two units, each...
  • Strip clubs offer Justin Bieber USD 1m to do TV commercials May 20, 2014

    New York: Pop sensation Justin Bieber has been offered USD 1 million to front a strip club chain's TV ads. The offer came from the Hustler Clubs, headed by worldfamous pornographer Larry Flynt, which were planning a nationwide campaign to get men to stop "outsourcing visits to strip clubs", reported the...
  • Kush Sinha directs sister Sonakshi for TV commercial February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha's son Kush has directed actress-sister Sonakshi for a TV commercial. Kush, who has previously assisted likes of Sanjay Leela Bhansali on 'Saawariya' and Abhinav Kashyap on 'Besharam' and 'Dabanng', has recently taken on the mantle to shoot a new ad film with Sonkashi, 26. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on Congress over its ad commercials ahead of polls February 9, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes a jibe at the Congress over the slew of advertisements the party has released ahead of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Coalusing petha units shut down in Agra for flouting environmental norms February 1, 2014

    A dozen pethamaking units in this city of the Taj were shut down late Friday after they were found to be flouting environmental norms, district authorities said on Saturday. Last week Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Bhatnagar visited the area and advised the petha (a sweet) unit owners to shift outside the city...
  • Surat: Fire breaks out in commercial buidling, 4 dies January 29, 2014

    Four persons were asphyxiated to death and three others injured when a fire broke out in a commercial building in Surat on Wednesday, a fire official said. The blaze erupted on the ground floor of the fourstorey building on AmroliSayan Road where an embroidery factory was operating, divisional fire officer...
  • Dekh Le: Men who shamelessly ogle at women must watch this December 18, 2013

    Whether they are in a bus/train, on roads or at a plush eating joint, women can never feel safe. Men ogle, whistle, pass derogatory remarks and do virtually everything to harass their female counterparts. In a bid to spread the message about women empowerment, Whistling Woods International has come up...
  • Gone Viral: Pantene's new commercial condemns gender stereotypes November 30, 2013

    There is no denying the fact that television commercials have often been used to reinforce gender stereotypes that exist in our society. While many feel these advertisements are safe, there are those who condemn such commercials for sending out a wrong message to the masses. Pantene Philippines' new commercial, which...
  • Tanishq commercial: Has the crusader overwhelmed the salesman? November 16, 2013

    It's landmark stuff alright! A bride is getting dressed in wedding finery and walking towards the wedding area with a little girl. As the couple begin their 'saat pheres', the little girl, excited and restless, indicates she wants to join them. The lady endeavours to shshhh her, feeling slightly selfconscious...
  • 17yearold set to be the youngest pilot to fly a commercial aircraft September 30, 2013

    Srinagar: Seventeenyearold Ayesha Aziz has become an inspiration for many teenagers as she is set to become the youngest pilot to fly a commercial aircraft. For Ayesha, who comes from Baramullah in Kashmir, she says sky is the limit. The 17yearold has already clocked 30 hours of flying and needs...
  • RBI to issue inflation-indexed savings certificates September 4, 2013

    The Reserve Bank of India will issue inflation-indexed savings certificates which will be linked to Consumer Price Index (CPI) by November 2013 as a means to protect households against inflation. Governnor Raghuram Rajan announced this on Wednesday, saying the need of the hour is to protect households from inflation. He also announced...